Re: OT LVM Snapshot for backups (was: Best way to backup cyrus syste)

From: Paul M Fleming (no email)
Date: Thu Nov 21 2002 - 11:48:23 EST

I've been using software RAID under Linux w/ Cyrus for almost 5 years..
My recommendation -- don't. We're switching to hardware RAID 5. It costs
-- a lot for good hardware, but in the end it is worth it. Most of my
problems w/ the machines has been related to the software raid.

Brian wrote:
> Christian Schulte said:
> > I have had many many troubles with the linux LVM itself. I would rather
> > suggest using a well configured linux softare raid. This is much more
> > stable than LVM! I lost 250GB because of LVM and did not have a backup.
> > With software raid on linux this would not have happened....
> So the problem was that you didn't have backups rather than a fault of the
> LVM, right?
> --
> Brian

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